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Tina Reed


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Tina:

Medicaid enrollment to top 100 million

The number of Americans on Medicaid is expected to surpass 100 million as early as next month, according to a new projection from the Foundation for Government Accountability. → Read More

Biden faces COVID dilemma as a winter wave nears

Stealthy new COVID-19 variants, low vaccination rates and mixed messaging over the state of the pandemic threaten to thwart the Biden administration's efforts to contain a wintertime surge. → Read More

COVID drives U.S. life expectancy down nearly a full year

It's the latest evidence of the toll the pandemic took on Americans' health. → Read More

New dominant Omicron COVID subvariant defies immunity from previous infections

BA.5 is so catchy — and different enough from previous versions — that even those who've already caught Omicron may not have to wait long before winding up with the virus again. → Read More

The youngest Americans may finally get their COVID shots

Regulators will evaluate both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots this week. → Read More

Coffee associated with lower mortality risk

Coffee drinkers were less likely to die than abstainers over a seven-year window, according to a study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. → Read More

COVID cases rise again in half the states

While case numbers for the U.S. as a whole are still dropping, a growing number of states have seen their own numbers being to rise again. → Read More

Cancer survival rates are changing

Historic drops for some cancers, like melanoma, while others are unchanged or getting worse. → Read More

Half of women will get a false positive 3D mammogram, study finds

Over a decade of annual screening, half of all women getting 3D mammograms will experience a false positive, a study published Friday in JAMA Network Open found. → Read More

The health worker shortage is starting to get real for Americans

More than half of all Americans say they've directly felt the effects of health care worker shortages, from canceled appointments to delayed surgeries, according to results from a CVS Health-Harris Poll National Health project provided to Axios. → Read More

Biden to announce "unity agenda" around cancer

President Joe Biden plans to use tonight's State of the Union address to try to rally Democrats and Republicans around efforts to "end cancer as we know it." → Read More

The U.S. needs a COVID forecast

As Omicron cases decline and mask mandates begin ending across the country, it's left many wondering what metrics are guiding these COVID restriction rollbacks. → Read More

What "mild" really means when it comes to Omicron

The Omicron variant doesn't cause as much severe illness as other variants have, but its "mild" symptoms can still be pretty unpleasant. → Read More

Overturning Roe could strain abortion access even in blue states

Clinics fear a crush of out-of-state demand. → Read More

Omicron fuels the case for COVID boosters

The emergence of the new COVID-19 variant may accelerate the debate over who is 'fully vaccinated.' → Read More

The road ahead for Biden's FDA nominee Robert Califf

It's already taken about 10 months for Biden to name a nominee for the permanent role. → Read More

59% of parents support school mask mandates

The states where GOP parents are most opposed aren't the ones we always hear about → Read More

America's in a COVID funk

Many Americans are giving up on public health measures. → Read More

COVID cases in kids are rising just as schools are coming back

While schools across the U.S. continue their return to in-person instruction, the experience of early pediatric surges across several states raise concerns about what lies ahead for kids. → Read More

America is hitting its vaccination ceiling

The U.S. needs to rework its tactics to make meaningful increases. → Read More